"Cyprus's Papadopoulous protested the US delegation's arrival
Tuesday, May 31 2005 @ 12:11 AM Central Daylight Time
A US congressional board of delegation arrived at northern Cyprus on Monday despite Greek Cypriot warnings against using an 'illegal' airport.
The three-member delegation held a joint press conference with Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat. Ed Whitfield, head of the board and Turkish-US Caucus Co-Chair Congressman, said, 'This is a symbolic gesture and sometimes symbolic gestures are very important."
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